|Document ID (ISN)||106564|
|Convention or series no.
||DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2006-149
||Preventing asthma and death from MDI exposure during spray-on truck bed liner and related applications
||Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2001, USA, Sep. 2006. 35p. Illus. 57 ref.
||http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2006-149/pdfs/2006-149.pdf [in English]
||Contents of these recommendations for preventing asthma and other respiratory diseases during polyurethane spray-on applications: description of the polyurethane spray-on truck bed lining process; spray applications other than truck bed lining; health effects of isocyanates (lung injury, respiratory sensitization, cancer); current exposure limits; workplace exposure assessments; case reports of isocyanate-induced asthma and other respiratory diseases investigated by NIOSH; recommendations aimed at shop owners and suppliers of chemicals; future research. These recommendations are also summarized on a detachable sheet for display on a notice board. Appendices include: properties and chemical structure of isocyanates; spray enclosure and ventilation design considerations; supplied-air respirators and elements of a respiratory protection programme; surveillance guidelines for work-related asthma.
||diphenylmethane diisocyanate; USA; coachwork; spray coating; vehicle repair and servicing; asthma
||case study; isocyanates; respiratory diseases; spray booths; sensitization; exposure evaluation; respirators; fatalities; medical supervision; ventilation
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Metal production and metalworking
Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
||Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Motor vehicle manufacturing industry